Western Turkey

ruins in ancient city of Pergamon, Turkey

Tour Highlights: City tour of Istanbul, ANZAC Cove, Gallipoli, Ancient Troy famous for the wooden horse, Ancient ruins of Ephesus, optional tours of Sardis or Sirince and visit Hierapolis.

Departures: All Year Round

Duration: 8 Days & 7 Nights

Cost: From $1410

 DAY 1 – Istanbul

Upon arrival, you will be met by one of our representatives and transferred to your hotel.

DAY 2 – Istanbul

Full day tour including the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. B

DAY 3 – Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale

Depart for Gallipoli and visit ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery, Chunuk Bair and Gabatepe War Museum before crossing the Dardanelles to Canakkale. BD

DAY 4 – Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi

Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Tour the ancient Medical Centre, Asclepion, in Pergamum before continuing onto Kusadasi. BD

DAY 5 – Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. Also visit a regional rug production centre. Afternoon Optional Tour: Sardis or Sirince. BD

DAY 6 – Kusadası – Pamukkale

Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale with its white lime cascades. Visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools at our hotel. BD

DAY 7 – Hierapolis – Marmaris

Head south to the resort town of Marmaris. Afternoon is at leisure. BD

DAY 8 – Marmaris

Day at leisure to relax by the Mediterranean. Touchdown Tours offers a complimentary transfer to Marmaris pier for travellers taking the ferry to Rhodes, or a Turkish Coastal cruise. Please contact us to make arrangements. B

Note: Sunday departures in May, Sept and Oct will visit St. Sophia in Istanbul on the Tuesday before heading to Gallipoli, as it is closed on Mondays.



For the most up to date departure information please contact your local travel agent.


Tour Inclusions

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How to Book

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